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  • Top Contenders: The Best Of Strung Out Top Contenders: The Best Of Strung Out Quick View

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    Top Contenders: The Best Of Strung Out

    Top Contenders: The Best Of Strung Out is a retrospective celebrating the Simi Valley, CA band's 20 year career. Featuring 23 catalog tracks, culled from each of their 7 albums and 2 EPs, all fully remixed from the original tapes by Ryan Greene. As a special bonus, the band recorded 3 brand new songs exclusively for this release. The packaging boasts a front cover with an original painting by vocalist Jason Cruz, a huge collage with photos of hundreds of fans Strung Out tattoos and more.


    We are super stoked on how our best of album has turned out! We chose the songs that we thought would best define our sound and it wasnt easy making the final selection. Ryan Greene did an amazing job on remixing these songs, which has given a new life to them all. We cant wait for you, the fans, to check them out. The bonus is the 3 brand new, unreleased songs that are included which turned out great as well. If you were to only buy one Strung Out album, this would for sure be it! - Jake Kiley

    1. Firecracker

    2. Velvet Alley

    3. Mind of My Own

    4. Everyday

    5. City Lights

    6. Too Close to See

    7. Vanity

    8. Mission Statement

    9. Cemetery

    10. Bring Out Your Dead

    11. Analog

    12. Black Crosses

    13. Ashes

    14. Monster

    15. Letter Home

    16. Blueprint of the Fall

    17. Population Control

    18. Swan Dive

    19. Calling

    20. Saturday Night

    21. Exhumation of Virginia Madison

    22. In Harms Way

    23. Scarecrow

    24. Cult of the Subterranean

    25. Here We Are

    26. Matchbook

    Strung Out
    $19.99
    Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Best of Disco Demands Vol. 1 Best of Disco Demands Vol. 1 Quick View

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    Best of Disco Demands Vol. 1

    The Disco Demands series started sometime in the early 2000s - I couldn't give you an exact year because it didn't feel like a big deal, so I never noted it. I simply wanted to put out a compilation of some records I really liked and maybe make a little of the money back I was spending on them. Buy some food and stuff.


    There's always been Disco comps around of course but there was rarely anything that strayed too far from the standards.. the same songs kept appearing over and over again, or the comps would feature records you could pick up anywhere for little money. I've never seen the point in that. I gave up judging a record on its value or rarity a long time ago but surely there's more to disco than Exodus, Martin Circus, Mass Production and all those Salsoul, West End and bloody Prelude records. So it was a nice surprise to find that there were other people out there who thought the same way.


    Volume 1 was pretty straightforward - just some nice records, with the only edit being an instrumental of Disco Socks; a strange, thinly veiled reference to the disco sucks movement. Then on Volume 2 I included a few of my edits and introduced the cover up concept to the disco world. That caused a bit of controversy, which of course I loved. And so it continued for five volumes.


    What we have here then is the full series, give or take one or two cuts, all remastered, many re-re-edited, with lots of nice naked pictures to boot. For those who've asked since day one will there be vinyl I can finally say yes, you're holding it!

    LP1
    1. Arts & Craft - I've Been Searching
    2. Executive Suite - Why In The World Do They Keep On (Funk'in With Me)
    3. Sizzle - Love Is All Around
    4. Silver, Platinum & Gold - Just Friends


    LP2
    5. Jimmy Sabater - To Be With You
    6. The Peoples' Workshop - Funkathone
    7. Allan Harris & Perpetual Motion - Get Ready
    8. PanachÉ - Sweet Jazz Music

    Al Kent
    $29.99
    Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Emblems (Colored) Emblems (Colored) Quick View

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    Emblems (Colored)


    First Time On Colored (Bone) Vinyl


    Includes 3 Bonus Tracks


    10-year Anniversary Of Matt Pond Pa's Best Selling Record


    "Buy This Now: Best of Recent Months" - Uncut


    "This lush and lyrical record makes the perfect soundtrack for a
    steamy, lingering summer." - PopMatters


    "Indie rock veteran makes the best album of his career." - SPIN


    Emblems is one of the most beloved MPPA albums and
    introduced the band to a to a wider audience. To celebrate the
    record's 10-year anniversary, Matt Pond PA went on a nationwide
    tour in May 2014.

    1. KC
    2. Closest (Look Out)
    3. Lily Two
    4. Bring on the Ending
    5. The Butcher
    6. New Hampshire
    7. Claire
    8. Summer (Butcher Two)
    9. East Coast E.
    10. Last Song
    11. Grave's Disease
    12. Close (KC Two)
    13. Lily One
    14. Red Ankles
    15. Counting Song
    Matt Pond PA
    $22.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Fight Club (Soundtrack) Fight Club (Soundtrack) Quick View

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    Fight Club (Soundtrack)

    Mondo are proud to present the soundtrack to Fight Club on vinyl for the first time in over 15 Years.


    The Dust Brothers only film score to date, Fight Club is arguably one of the most enjoyable soundtrack albums to come out of the 90's and part of that has to do with the fact that it is one of the best sequenced scores of all time. Weaving all of the films cues from the film into 16 songs, the album winds up feeling like the best instrumental Trip-Hop album you've never heard.


    Buy it, or you will be incomplete. But be warned, this album is not beautiful, clean or perfect. It is not Mint, or even VG+. It is Fair at best. Just like you. You are not your record collection.

    LP 1
    1. Who Is Tyler Durden?
    2. Homework
    3. What Is Fight Club?
    4. Single Serving Jack
    5. Corporate World
    6. Psycho Boy Jack
    7. Hessel, Raymond K.
    8. Medula Oblongata


    LP 2
    1. Jack's Smirking Revenge
    2. Stealing Fat
    3. Chemical Burn
    4. Marla
    5. Commissioner Castration
    6. Space Monkeys
    7. Finding The Bomb
    8. This is Your Life - The Dust Brothers Feat. Tyler Durden

    The Dust Brothers
    $52.99
    Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Klipsch Reference Floorstanding Speaker R-26F (Pair) Klipsch Reference Floorstanding Speaker R-26F (Pair) Quick View

    $698.00
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    Klipsch Reference Floorstanding Speaker R-26F (Pair)


    The Reference R-26F floorstanding speaker is loaded with the best-in-class audio technology for room-filling, audiophile-worthy sound. Your movies and music will reach new heights with the incredible, dynamic sound emitting from this bad boy.


    Features:


    • Fills small to medium rooms with powerful, lifelike performances
    • Dynamic 1 aluminum Linear Travel Suspension horn-loaded tweeter
    • Dual 6.5 copper-spun high-output IMG woofers
    • Dimensions: 39 H x 7.8 W x 13.5 D
    • Brushed black polymer veneer cabinet




    More Oomph In Your Ohms

    Klipsch Reference floorstanding speakers spotlight our proprietary 90x90 Tractrix Horn technology paired with an aluminum tweeter, for the most extraordinary high-end response and greater extension, improved imaging and powerful dynamics. This creates the cleanest, most organic sound possible.




    More Flair In Your Fidelity

    The Linear Travel Suspension (LTS) tweeter reduces distortion for strenghtened, detailed performance while the copper-spun Injection Molded Graphite (IMG) woofer offers incredible low-frequency response with minimal cone breakup and distortion. Together, they provide speaker efficiency best in its class.




    You Can Buy Happiness - It's Copper And Black

    Klipsch Reference floorstanding speakers have a front-firing port that matches perfectly to the cabinet and drivers. This design is specifically flared to reduce turbulence even at the lowest frequencies. 5-way binding posts offer the maximum connection flexibility. Finished in a brushed black polymer veneer, Klipsch Reference speakers allow you to hear what you've been missing.




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    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Klipsch Speakers
    $698.00
    Reference Floorstanding R-26F - Pair Buy Now
  • Prestige Series Gold Cartridge Prestige Series Gold Cartridge Quick View

    $260.00
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    Prestige Series Gold Cartridge

    The Prestige (and upscale Reference) cartridges from Grado are the first released since the elder Grado's retirement, but they mark an evolution, not dramatic change, of the classic Grado style. There are three basic levels in the Prestige lineup: Black/Green, Blue/Red, and Silver/Gold. In each of these pairings, the latter model is the same as the former, but is able to meet more astringent test specifications. The Green, for instance, is taken from the top 15% of the Black models production.


    The newly redesigned Silver1 and Gold1 have had their coil design reconfigured, and the effective moving mass of their generating system has been reduced by 17%. The Silver1 and gold1 models use a four piece OTL cantilever technology, ultra-high purity long crystal (UHPLC) oxygen free copper wire in the coils and Grado's specially designed elliptical diamond mounted on a brass bushing. The Gold1 model is selected from the Silver1 production run and meets higher test specifications. Approximately 5% of the production run meet these standards and become Gold1 models.


    What People are saying about the Gold... "The Prestige Gold's sound was readily identifiable, but after just a few seconds it didn't matter much, so engaging were the results."

    - Wayne Garcia - The Absolute Sound


    "It's a definite Best Buy!"

    - Hi Fi Choice / Alan Sircom


    "Beefheart's Clear Spot, the undoing of many an under-performing cartridges, didn't faze the Grado." - Hi Fi Choice / Alan Sircom "It was lively and detailed but never edgy on vocal sibilants, and didn't over-emphasis leading edges on acoustic guitar."

    - Hi Fi Choice / Alan Sircom


    "While the Prestige Gold cannot provide quite the same ultra-refined, take-you-to-the-mountaintop listening experiences that big buck moving coils can, it takes you a long way up the path toward analog excellence, and for a pennies-on-the-dollar price."

    - Chris Martens / The Absolute Sound


     


    Frequency Response: 10-60

    Principal: MI

    Channel Separation at 1KHz: 35

    Input Load: 47K

    Output at 1KHz 5CM/Sec.: 5mV

    Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5

    Stylus Type: E

    Inductance: 45mH

    Resistance: 475

    Compliance CUs: 20

    Stylus Replacement F: U

    Mounting: S/P

    Weight: 5.5



    This product is not eligible for discount.

    Grado Cartridges
    $260.00
    Cartridge Buy Now
  • Klipsch Reference Floorstanding Speaker R-28F (Pair) Klipsch Reference Floorstanding Speaker R-28F (Pair) Quick View

    $898.00
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    Klipsch Reference Floorstanding Speaker R-28F (Pair)


    Offering superior Reference Series performance, the R-28F floorstanding speaker is the largest high-performance choice. This mighty floorstanding speaker is the perfect selection for anyone who is dedicated to their movies and music.


    Features:


    • Fills medium to large rooms with powerful, lifelike performances
    • Dynamic 1 aluminum Linear Travel Suspension horn-loaded tweeter
    • Dual 8 copper-spun high-output IMG woofers
    • Dimensions: 42 H x 9.5 W x 15.7 D
    • Brushed black polymer veneer cabinet




    More Oomph In Your Ohms

    Klipsch Reference floorstanding speakers spotlight our proprietary 90x90 Tractrix Horn technology paired with an aluminum tweeter, for the most extraordinary high-end response and greater extension, improved imaging and powerful dynamics. This creates the cleanest, most organic sound possible.




    More Flair In Your Fidelity

    The Linear Travel Suspension (LTS) tweeter reduces distortion for strenghtened, detailed performance while the copper-spun Injection Molded Graphite (IMG) woofer offers incredible low-frequency response with minimal cone breakup and distortion. Together, they provide speaker efficiency best in its class.




    You Can Buy Happiness - It's Copper And Black

    Klipsch Reference floorstanding speakers have a front-firing port that matches perfectly to the cabinet and drivers. This design is specifically flared to reduce turbulence even at the lowest frequencies. 5-way binding posts offer the maximum connection flexibility. Finished in a brushed black polymer veneer, Klipsch Reference speakers allow you to hear what you've been missing.




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    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Klipsch Speakers
    $898.00
    Reference Floorstanding R-28F - Pair Buy Now
  • Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC Turntable (On Sale) 8 COLORS AVAILABLE Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC Turntable (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

    $449.00$399.00Save $50.00 (11%)

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    Pro-Ject Debut Carbon DC Turntable (On Sale)


    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    With 2M Red Cartridge


    The best-buy turntable classic with carbon tonearm and DC power supply!


    The first Debut turntable, introduced in the late 1990s, was a revolution for the hi-fi industry. For the first time after the arrival of Compact Disc and the assumed demise of vinyl records, an analogue product re-emerged in the "mass market" - something all music lovers could afford.


    The new DEBUT Carbon DC has been designed to set new standards in this category for the coming decade - perfectly timed as analogue today is again a respected source, while the demand for good turntables is growing again!


    The most obvious improvement is the inclusion of a CARBON TUBE for the tonearm, which increases stiffness and decreases unwanted resonance. This material normally is extensively used in high-end tonearms, but - because of cost reasons - was never used in products at lower price levels. Together with other improvements like an increase in platter size and weight to realize even smoother rotation, the overall sound quality is greatly improved. The approved belt drive design offers low noise AC motor with effective motor decoupling (utilizing TPE-damping) and ultra precision frequency DC-driven AC generator (like Speed Box) for ultimate speed stability without unwanted vibration.


    The DEBUT CARBON DC will be offered in high-gloss black or shiny red, green, blue, yellow, purple, silver or white as no-added-cost option.


    Pro-Ject
    $449.00 $399.00 Save $50.00 (11%)
    Debut Carbon DC Turntable (8 Colors Available)
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  • Klipsch Reference Monitor Speaker R-14M (Pair) Klipsch Reference Monitor Speaker R-14M (Pair) Quick View

    $199.00
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    Klipsch Reference Monitor Speaker R-14M (Pair)


    Get strength and utility in a small package. The Reference R-14M monitor speaker packs a powerful punch even for its small size. It performs wonderfully as a left, center, right or surround. So, you can own the room without crowding up too much of it.


    Features:


    • Fills small to medium rooms with powerful, lifelike performances
    • 1 aluminum Linear Travel Suspension horn-loaded tweeter
    • 4 copper-spun high-output IMG woofer
    • Dimensions: 9.75 H x 5.88" W x 7.5 D
    • Brushed black polymer veneer cabinet




    More Oomph In Your Ohms

    Klipsch Reference floorstanding speakers spotlight our proprietary 90x90 Tractrix Horn technology paired with an aluminum tweeter, for the most extraordinary high-end response and greater extension, improved imaging and powerful dynamics. This creates the cleanest, most organic sound possible.




    More Flair In Your Fidelity

    The Linear Travel Suspension (LTS) tweeter reduces distortion for strenghtened, detailed performance while the copper-spun Injection Molded Graphite (IMG) woofer offers incredible low-frequency response with minimal cone breakup and distortion. Together, they provide speaker efficiency best in its class.




    You Can Buy Happiness - It's Copper And Black

    Klipsch Reference floorstanding speakers have a front-firing port that matches perfectly to the cabinet and drivers. This design is specifically flared to reduce turbulence even at the lowest frequencies. 5-way binding posts offer the maximum connection flexibility. Finished in a brushed black polymer veneer, Klipsch Reference speakers allow you to hear what you've been missing.




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    Have a question about this product? Please email our audio advisor or call 1-877-929-8729 with any questions or concerns regarding your equipment purchase.


    Klipsch Speakers
    $199.00
    Reference Monitor Speaker R-14M - Pair Buy Now
  • Distant Horizons Distant Horizons Quick View

    $37.99
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    Distant Horizons

    Gray Colored Vinyl


    Distant Horizons is the twenty-first studio album by the English space rock group Hawkwind, released in 1997. This album has Hawkwind firing on all cylinders. A powerful album with a refreshing style and up-tempo beat. There are distinct style changes in this album with a leaning towards 'fringe' dance scene in places. Overall though, this is still a 'spacerock' album in the best traditions of Hawkwind. This is Hawkwind in their latest incarnation and every bit as vibrant as they were 30 something years ago. Buy it and make your day!

    1. Distant Horizons
    2. Phetamine Street
    3. Waimea Canyon Drive
    4. Alchemy
    5. Clouded Vision
    6. Reptoid Vision
    7. Population Overload
    8. Wheels
    9. Kauai
    10. Taxi for Max
    11. Love in Space
    12. Archaic(bonus track)
    13. Kauai (Alternate Take) (bonus track)
    14. Morpheus (bonus track)
    Hawkwind
    $37.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Family Style (45 RPM) Family Style (45 RPM) Quick View

    $54.99
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    Family Style (45 RPM)

    200-Gram Vinyl Pressed At Quality Record Pressings


    All-Analog Mastering By Ryan K. Smith At Sterling Sound From The Original Tapes


    Deluxe Tip-On Gatefold Jacket From Stoughton Printing


    Double 1990 Grammy Award Winner: Best Contemporary Blues Album, Best Rock Instrumental Performance - "D/FW"


    Stevie Ray had made music beyond the powers of most musicians but for this 1990 studio collaboration he returned to the things he loved: upbeat music and working with the brother he idolized his whole life. In his early years, Stevie Ray Vaughan often remarked that he would like to do an album with his brother. He fulfilled that wish in his very last studio performance, which was released nearly a month after his death. The liner notes end with "Thanks Mama V. for letting us play." With slick production from Nile Rodgers and employing neither guitarist's band (Double Trouble nor the Fabulous Thunderbirds), this is bluesy, but far from purist. Jimmie makes his vocal debut on "White Boots"
    and "Good Texan" and the brothers blur the lines between their expected guitar styles - Stevie sometimes going for a less sustained twang, Jimmie moving into Albert King territory.


    As we did with our vaunted box set reissues, Texas Hurricane, again Analogue Productions is bringing you the finest-sounding Stevie Ray Vaughan collections ever preserved on 200-gram vinyl. Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound cut the lacquers for the LPs using the ultimate VMS 80 cutting lathe. Gary Salstrom handled the plating and the vinyl was pressed of course at Quality Record Pressings.


    There's not a link in this chain that wasn't absolute first-rate. The absolute best that money can buy. We're passionate about the blues AND Stevie Ray and the passion shows up here in spades.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    LP 1
    1. Hard To Be
    2. White Boots
    3. D/FW
    4. Good Texan
    5. Hillbillies from Outerspace


    LP 2
    1. Long Way from Home
    2. Tick Tock
    3. Telephone Song
    4. Baboom / Mama Said
    5. Brothers

    Vaughan Brothers
    $54.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Couldn't Stand The Weather (200 Gram Vinyl) Couldn't Stand The Weather (200 Gram Vinyl) Quick View

    $54.99
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    Couldn't Stand The Weather (200 Gram Vinyl)

    Mastered From The Original Analog Tapes By Ryan K. Smith At Sterling Sound


    Cut At 45 Rpm, 200-Gram Pressing By Quality Record Pressings


    The new remastering sounds amazing. Better than it ever did. I'm happy and pleasantly surprised.

    -Chris Whipper Layton


    The 45 RPM Analogue Productions reissue of Stevie Ray Vaughan's Couldn't Stand The Weather is so good, as are its 45 RPM companions - Texas Flood and Soul To Soul - that they truly represent what Gregg Geller, producer and A&R representative described as the best replication of the master tapes to date.


    We've already brought you the 33 1/3 RPM box set Texas Hurricane featuring the greatest Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute ever reissued - six of Vaughan's most classic album titles remastered for ultimate blues and guitar fanatics. We've now taken the extra step and done 45 RPM versions of these three standout LPs.


    We've used the original 30 inches-per-second, half-inch analog master tapes for all of these albums. Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound cut the lacquers for the LPs using the ultimate VMS 80 cutting lathe. Gary Salstrom handled the plating and the vinyl was pressed of course at our Quality Record Pressings, maker of the world's finest-sounding LPs.


    Couldn't Stand The Weather is the remarkable sophomore album by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. It follows their critically acclaimed debut, Texas Flood. Incorporating the same winning formula of musicianship and songwriting, Couldn't Stand The Weather cemented Vaughan's place as one of music's greatest. It is their first to earn gold certification and their first platinum-seller. It includes breathtaking renditions of Clark's "Cold Shot" and Hendrix's "Voodoo Child." A staple on the Billboard charts, this definitive masterpiece received praise from Entertainment Weekly, Q, Down Beat and many others.


    There's not a link in this production chain that wasn't absolute first-rate. The absolute best that money can buy.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Scuttle Buttin'
    2. Couldn't Stand The Weather
    3. The Things (That) I Used To Do
    4. Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
    5. Cold Shot
    6. Tin Pan Alley (AKA Roughest Place in Town)
    7. Honey Bee
    8. Stang's Swang
    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    $54.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Texas Flood (200 Gram Vinyl) Texas Flood (200 Gram Vinyl) Quick View

    $54.99
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    Texas Flood (200 Gram Vinyl)

    Mastered From The Original Analog Tapes By Ryan K. Smith At Sterling Sound


    Cut At 45 Rpm, 200-Gram Pressing By Quality Record Pressings


    The new remastering sounds amazing. Better than it ever did. I'm happy and pleasantly surprised.

    -Chris Whipper Layton


    The 45 RPM Analogue Productions reissue of Stevie Ray Vaughan's Texas Flood is so good, as are its 45 RPM companions - Couldn't Stand The Weather and Soul To Soul - that they truly represent what Gregg Geller, producer and A&R representative described as the best replication of the master tapes to date.


    We've already brought you the 33 1/3 RPM box set Texas Hurricane featuring the greatest Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute ever reissued - six of Vaughan's most classic album titles remastered for ultimate blues and guitar fanatics. We've now taken the extra step and done 45 RPM versions of these three standout LPs.


    We've used the original 30 inches-per-second, half-inch analog master tapes for all of these albums. Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound cut the lacquers for the LPs using the ultimate VMS 80 cutting lathe. Gary Salstrom handled the plating and the vinyl was pressed of course at our Quality Record Pressings, maker of the world's finest-sounding LPs.


    Stevie Ray Vaughan's 1983 debut album, Texas Flood, was a phenomenal success, climbing into the Top 40 and spending over half a year on the charts, which was practically unheard of for a blues recording. The record plays like a dynamite club show, filled with crowd-pleasing originals and covers, all performed with unbridled enthusiasm. Texas Flood was certified gold on August 13, 1990, and certified platinum on January 22, 1992.


    There's not a link in this production chain that wasn't absolute first-rate. The absolute best that money can buy.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Love Struck Baby
    2. Pride and Joy
    3. Texas Flood
    4. Tell Me
    5. Testify
    6. Rude Mood
    7. Mary Had a Little Lamb
    8. Dirty Pool
    9. I'm Cryin'
    10. Lenny
    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    $54.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • In Step (200 Gram Vinyl) In Step (200 Gram Vinyl) Quick View

    $34.99
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    In Step (200 Gram Vinyl)

    200-Gram Vinyl Pressed At Quality Record Pressings


    All-Analog Mastering By Ryan K. Smith At Sterling Sound From The Original Tapes


    Deluxe Tip-On Gatefold Jacket From Stoughton Printing


    On 1989's In Step, Vaughan found his own songwriting voice, blending blues, soul, and rock in unique ways, and writing with startling emotional honesty. Yes, there are a few covers, all well chosen, but the heart of the album rests in the songs he cowrote with Doyle Bramhall, the man who penned the Soul to Soul highlight "Change It." Fueled by a desire to make up for lost time and delight in his reawakened commitment to life and sobriety, Vaughan turned in what many consider his greatest artistic statement, an album ensconced in sweat, soul, determination, and not an ounce of filler.


    "Travis Walk" offers a heady rush of flat-picking, "The House is Rockin'" is full-tilt roots-boogie, "Let Me Love You Baby" and "Leave My Girl Alone" are sweet blues epiphanies, and the nine-minute instrumental "Riviera Paradise" is a truly soulful mix of blues and jazz. By now, just a year before his untimely death, Vaughan had also tamed his bawling voice into a rich instrument. In short, this 1989 session is Vaughan at his artistic peak.


    In Step remains one of the five greatest blues records of the past quarter century. There's not a link in this chain that wasn't absolute first-rate. The absolute best that money can buy. We're passionate about the blues AND Stevie Ray and the passion shows up here in spades.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. The House Is Rockin'
    2. Crossfire
    3. Tightrope
    4. Let Me Love You Baby
    5. Leave My Girl Alone
    6. Travis Walk
    7. Wall Of Denial
    8. Scratch-n-sniff
    9. Love Me Darlin'
    10. Riviera Paradise
    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    $34.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • In Step (45 RPM) In Step (45 RPM) Quick View

    $54.99
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    In Step (45 RPM)

    200-Gram Vinyl Pressed At Quality Record Pressings


    All-Analog Mastering By Ryan K. Smith At Sterling Sound From The Original Tapes


    Deluxe Tip-On Gatefold Jacket From Stoughton Printing


    On 1989's In Step, Vaughan found his own songwriting voice, blending blues, soul, and rock in unique ways, and writing with startling emotional honesty. Yes, there are a few covers, all well chosen, but the heart of the album rests in the songs he cowrote with Doyle Bramhall, the man who penned the Soul to Soul highlight "Change It." Fueled by a desire to make up for lost time and delight in his reawakened commitment to life and sobriety, Vaughan turned in what many consider his greatest artistic statement, an album ensconced in sweat, soul, determination, and not an ounce of filler.


    "Travis Walk" offers a heady rush of flat-picking, "The House is Rockin'" is full-tilt roots-boogie, "Let Me Love You Baby" and "Leave My Girl Alone" are sweet blues epiphanies, and the nine-minute instrumental "Riviera Paradise" is a truly soulful mix of blues and jazz. By now, just a year before his untimely death, Vaughan had also tamed his bawling voice into a rich instrument. In short, this 1989 session is Vaughan at his artistic peak.


    In Step remains one of the five greatest blues records of the past quarter century. There's not a link in this chain that wasn't absolute first-rate. The absolute best that money can buy. We're passionate about the blues AND Stevie Ray and the passion shows up here in spades.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    LP 1
    1. The House Is Rockin'
    2. Crossfire
    3. Tightrope
    4. Let Me Love You Baby
    5. Leave My Girl Alone
    6. Travis Walk


    LP 2
    1. Wall Of Denial
    2. Scratch-N-Sniff
    3. Love Me Darlin'
    4. Riviera Paradise

    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    $54.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Soul To Soul (200 Gram Vinyl) Soul To Soul (200 Gram Vinyl) Quick View

    $54.99
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    Soul To Soul (200 Gram Vinyl)

    Expanded Double Trouble Lineup Created Vaughan's Most Diverse Album


    Mastered From The Original Analog Tapes By Ryan K. Smith At Sterling Sound


    Cut At 45 Rpm, 200-Gram Pressing By Quality Record Pressings


    The new remastering sounds amazing. Better than it ever did. I'm happy and pleasantly surprised.

    -Chris Whipper Layton


    The 45 RPM Analogue Productions reissue of Stevie Ray Vaughan's Soul To Soul is so good, as are its 45 RPM companions - Texas Flood and Couldn't Stand The Weather - that they truly represent what Gregg Geller, producer and A&R representative described as the best replication of the master tapes to date.


    We've already brought you the 33 1/3 RPM box set Texas Hurricane featuring the greatest Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute ever reissued - six of Vaughan's most classic album titles remastered for ultimate blues and guitar fanatics. We've now taken the extra step and done 45 RPM versions of these three standout LPs.


    We've used the original 30 inches-per-second, half-inch analog master tapes for all of these albums. Ryan K. Smith at Sterling Sound cut the lacquers for the LPs using the ultimate VMS 80 cutting lathe. Gary Salstrom handled the plating and the vinyl was pressed of course at our Quality Record Pressings, maker of the world's finest-sounding LPs.


    Stevie Ray Vaughan's myth making was already complete by the time that his third record in as many years was released in October 1985. But no one could have expected the artistic leaps and additional prowess the guitarist displays on Soul To Soul, a record on which Vaughan added a full-time keyboardist and saxophonist, and dug deep into his native state's musical well for soul, R&B and surf motifs. Vaughan wrote four of Soul to Soul's 10 tracks; two songs were released as singles. The album went to No. 34 on the Billboard 200 chart and the music video for Change It received regular rotation on MTV.


    There's not a link in this production chain that wasn't absolute first-rate. The absolute best that money can buy.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Say What!
    2. Lookin' Out The Window
    3. Look at Little Sister
    4. Ain't Gone 'N' Give Up On Love
    5. Gone Home
    6. Change It
    7. You'll Be Mine
    8. Empty Arms
    9. Come On (Part III)
    10. Life Without you
    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    $54.99
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  • In The Beginning (200 Gram Vinyl) In The Beginning (200 Gram Vinyl) Quick View

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    In The Beginning (200 Gram Vinyl)


    Mastered From The Original Tapes By Ryan Smith At Sterling Sound


    200-Gram Pressing By Quality Record Pressings


    With his astonishingly accomplished guitar playing, Stevie Ray Vaughan ignited the blues revival of the '80s. Vaughan drew equally from bluesmen like Albert King, Otis Rush and Hubert Sumlin and rock 'n' roll players like Jimi Hendrix and Lonnie Mack, as well as the stray jazz guitarist like Kenny Burrell, developing a uniquely eclectic and fiery style that sounded like no other guitarist, regardless of genre.


    Before the Montreaux Jazz Festival, before Bowie's Let's Dance album, before Texas Flood, before the Grammys, before the cocaine and alcohol abuse, before the redemption of sobriety, before the joyful In Step and Family Style ..... before August 27, 1990..... before the all-star tributes, before The Legendary Stevie Ray Vaughan......


    There was an unknown, hardworking 24-year-old gunslinger named Little Stevie Vaughan, learning his craft the hard way in the trenches of the Austin Texas clubs, trying his darndest to get out of the shadow of his famous older brother Jimmie.


    It wouldn't be long.


    Anyone lucky enough to have been in the audience at this early live show, on April Fools Day in 1980, could have told you that. Young Stevie Vaughan (he had yet to become Stevie Ray) blasted the hometown crowd with a style that was already very well-formed. With Chris Layton on drums and bassist Jackie Newhouse (Tommy Shannon would join up a year later), his basic sound was already in place, albeit still in need of some polishing.


    Taken from the surviving two-track master, Vaughan's guitar is raw and in your face every note of the way. His takes on Freddie King's In the Open and the lengthy Tin Pan Alley are the real highlights here.


    As we did with our vaunted box set reissues, Texas Hurricane, again Analogue Productions is bringing you the finest-sounding Stevie Ray Vaughan collections ever preserved on 200-gram vinyl. Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound cut the lacquers for the LPs using the ultimate VMS 80 cutting lathe. Gary Salstrom handled the plating and the vinyl was pressed of course at Quality Record Pressings.


    There's not a link in this chain that wasn't absolute first-rate. The absolute best that money can buy. We're passionate about the blues AND Stevie Ray and the passion shows up here in spades.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. In The Open
    2. Slide Thing
    3. They Call Me Guitar Hurricane
    4. All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
    5. Tin Pan Alley (aka Roughest Place in Town)
    6. Love Struck Baby
    7. Tell Me
    8. Shake for Me
    9. Live Another Day
    Stevie Ray Vaughan
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    The Late Great Townes Van Zandt

    The Late Great Townes Van Zandt is a 1972 studio album by Texas singer-songwriter Townes Van Zandt. It was the second album that he recorded in 1972, and a follow-up to High, Low and In Between. The album includes the earliest recorded version of two of his best-known songs, Pancho and Lefty and If I Needed You. The album also included several cover songs and a re-recorded version of Sad Cinderella from his 1968 debut album. Some reviewers point to this as an indication that Van Zandt's prolific writing was beginning to slow,[4] however, this was his sixth studio album in five years. The cover songs included one song by his close friend, Guy Clark (Don't Let the Sunshine Fool Ya'), one by a major influence, Hank Williams (Honky Tonkin'), and the Lawton Williams song Fraulein. As a boy Van Zandt's father only agreed to buy him his first guitar after Van Zandt promised to learn to play Fraulein.


    The album has made several critical best of all-time lists. Stereophile included it as one of 94 honorable mentions that just missed their list of The 40 Essential Albums.

    1 No Lonesome Tune
    2 Sad Cinderella
    3 German Mustard (A Clapalong)
    4 Don't Let the Sunshine Fool Ya'
    5 Honky Tonkin'
    6 Snow Don't Fall
    7 Fraulein
    8 Pancho and Lefty
    9 If I Needed You
    10 Silver Ships of Andilar
    11 Heavenly Houseboat Blues
    Townes Van Zandt
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    Covered In Black


    And they are glorious, beautiful. Sounding a bit like She &
    Him might were they produced by Sufjan Stevens - to create a
    sort of She & She & She & She, they are four alt-pop Brontës
    who beam right into your stereo like a comforting aural torch
    you never need to buy batteries for. - Drowned In Sound


    "Best referenced midway between the Bangles and Go-Gos in
    terms of a girl group approach, there's a kind of slacker
    sensibility at work here, one that never muffles the drive or
    conviction. I was meant for something more, Cottingham
    sings on the final track, aptly entitled Anything and indeed a
    lyric has never sounded so true." - Blurt


    Precociousness always catches its observer off guard; we are
    witness to a stubborn incongruity, a disproportionate relationship
    between limited years and elevated levels of skill, insight, or
    vision. It confounds common experience, and we wonder. When
    Ortolan's debut album Time On A String was released in 2010,
    three quarters of the family foursome were yet under drinking
    age. Along with copious kudos given to the quality of the music
    and the maturity of the songwriting, every single review made
    mention of their age. Wonder indeed.


    What may be the greater marvel though, is when a nascent talent
    starts to grow into itself; when prodigious promise begins to
    deliver something beyond spectacle, when it begins to nourish
    those who are witness to it. Such is the case with Ortolan's latest,
    Covered In Black.


    The pulse at the heart of Ortolan's music has always been
    Stephanie Cottingham's voice, a curious combination of
    innocence, wisdom, and wit (all rare commodities in the greater
    landscape of popular music today). These beguiling qualities
    remain, but here her voice is imbued with a greater richness. The
    bandwidth of color, hue, and shade has widened; the reds are
    redder and the blues are bluer. Even more significant though, is
    Cottingham's development as an interpreter of her own songs.
    Her voice remains a thing to behold, but in the tradition of Kitty
    Wells, Etta James, or Emmylou Harris, she is becoming a
    storyteller. Each note is now is its own scene in a greater drama.
    Each vocal push and lilt tells of loss and love, fear and
    friendship.


    As much as Ortolan is about Stephanie Cottingham's voice and
    songwriting, it is about family, and the picture is incomplete
    without the powerful presence of Jill (keys), Briana (bass), and
    Lara (drums). Floor toms drum and drive, strumming guitars
    strum and strum faster, basses rock and keyboards swirl and
    swoop. Their commitment to one another is palpable, and is as
    important to the music as the notes and rhythms they're playing.


    That their voices also join Stephanie's throughout the record is
    not insignificant. There is an excess of animosity in the world: so
    much time is spent competing, resisting, debating, conflicting,
    arguing. There is something so vital and humane in joining voices
    for once, in unison. One of the simplest and most powerful
    activities of human beings is singing together, and this is a
    central ingredient to Ortolan's music and life. Nothing is
    pretended-it's what they do: voices are raised and raised
    together -- to cry, to question, to pray, to laugh, to celebrate.


    The color black is achieved through the mixing of different
    paints and opposing pigments; as such, black represents the
    presence of color, not the absence of it, and Ortolan's latest is
    covered in it.

    1. Bottle's Broken
    2. Holding This Fire
    3. Votes Are In
    4. Covered In Black
    5. Surprise

    6. Spring
    7. Green Were The Days
    8. You Don't Know
    9. Above The Mountain

    10. Miles
    Ortolan
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    Spleen & Ideal (Discontinued)

    SPLEEN AND IDEAL is a profoundly different sounding record than its self-titled predecessor. It seems to have been recorded in a completely different time, perhaps by the 14th century ancestors of Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard, if they had access to electric guitars and synthesizers. The tracks are all stately, muted affairs that actually managed to evoke the images that their titles suggest--the best example of this is the brittle, gorgeous "Circumradiant Dawn," which sounds like a hymn written to accompany Earth's very first sunrise. Among the standouts here are "De Profundis (Out of the Depths of Sorrow)," where Lisa Gerrard's voice soars above the haunting, sustained chords of the music; "Ascension," with its moody trombones and a cavernous echo so deep you can feel the space around you expanding and contracting; and "Avatar," which makes traditional rock & roll instrumentation sound astonishingly alien. SPLEEN AND IDEAL really hits its peak, however, with "Enigma of the Absolute." Brendan Perry's soft, deep voice resonates around each syllable, accompanied by sawed violins, a muted bass drum thumping in the background, and an exceptionally bright-sounding hurdy-gurdy. If you buy only one Dead Can Dance record, it ought to be this one.

    1.De Profundis (Out of the Depths of Sorrow)

    2.Ascension

    3.Circumradiant Dawn

    4.Cardinal Sin, The

    5.Mesmerism

    6.Enigma of the Absolute

    7.Avatar

    8.Indoctrination (A Design For Living)

    Dead Can Dance
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    A Hard Days Night (Awaiting Repress)

    Ranked 388/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Pressed on 180g Vinyl



    Cut from the original master tapes at Abbey Road Studios!


    And for the first time, the North American LP debut in stereo



    A Hard Days Night is the 3rd studio album from The Beatles and was accompanied by a film of the same name. This album really showcases the bands Rock and Roll instrumentation and song structure and also spawned some of their most famous songs, A Hard Days Night, with its pulse pounding and recognizable opening chord, to the previously released "Can't Buy Me Love" .


    The album is a landmark for the band seeing as how it is the first Beatles record to feature all original songs, some of which ended up on the movie of the same name. With Lennon handling most of the songwriting doing a total of ten out of the thirteen tracks, this is also one of 3 albums to not feature a Ringo Lead song. The album is also considered as opening up the flood gates for more British rockers like the Rolling Stones and The Kinks to sweep there way to the U.S.


    A team consisting of some of the best producers and engineers in the recording industry were brought together and would spend 4 long years mixing and mastering with some of the most state of the art recording equipment. Treating these records much like a science experiment, engineers ran extensive tests before copying the analog master tapes over into a digital format using 24-bit/192 kHz resolution, and carefully removing clicks, vocal pops and poor edits. Never altering the original songs themselves, just polishing them up a bit.

    1. A Hard Day's Night
    2. I Should Have Known Better
    3. If I Fell
    4. I'm Happy Just To Dance With You
    5. And I Love Her
    6. Tell Me Why
    7. Can't Buy Me Love
    8. Any Time At All
    9. I'll Cry Instead
    10. Things We Said Today
    12. When I Get Home
    13. You Can't Do That
    14. I'll Be Back
    The Beatles
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    Onyx

    In the twelve years since their inception, Michigan's Pop Evil have undergone their fair share of changes. Members, style, labels, you name it and there is a decent change the group has made some kind of tweak in the last decade. This is not a complaint, however, as every new evolution of the group has made them a tighter, more focus band. Since 2010s War Of Angels the group has again undergone changes, including the addition of drummer Chachi Riot and guitarist Nick Fuelling, as well as their decision to not use acoustic guitars, and once again the mitten state's greatest rock band has come out better for their efforts.


    The idea of overcoming your demons and that which holds you back from being who you want to be or doing what you desire may sound like an overly-present theme on the album, but it never feels so familiar that it becomes tired. Instead, each track on Onyx feels like an anthem in its own right, targeting those with various doubts about themselves and the world around them. Pop Evil harness tap into the fear of the unknown that lies within each of us in our own unique ways and offer up twelve tracks to motivate and inspire individuals to take their lives into their own hands. Onyx is one of the most cohesive, memorable, and downright fun listening experiences of the year. It's the best album Pop Evil have ever written, and it's littered with moments that indicate there are years of great music still come. I cannot think of a single reason anyone who considers themselves a fan of rock and roll should not buy Onyx. As of May 14, it will officially be an album to beat in 2013, and it could not have come from a more deserving and hard working band.


    Review written by: James Shotwell

    1. Goodbye My Friend
    2. Deal with the Devil
    3. Trenches
    4. Torn to Pieces
    5. Divide
    6. Beautiful
    7. Silence & Scars
    8. Sick Sense
    9. Fly Away
    10. Behind Closed Doors
    11. Welcome to Reality
    12. Flawed
    Pop Evil
    $19.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Ambit Tuner Ambit Tuner Quick View

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    Ambit Tuner



    For more than 30 years Creek Audio has established itself as an expert in the field of radio. Historically, Mike Creek has developed and manufactured radio products since the early 70s. Mike's father also made radio products, so it's in his DNA. The latest DAB radios use bit-compression to turn all radio stations into the equivalent of very poor quality MP3 players. Needless to say, this is the main reason for Creek not offering a DAB radio in its Hi-Fi range. In any case, you don't need to buy a DAB radio when all the digital and analogue stations are broadcast over the internet now. Even analogue stations, broadcast over the internet, are digitised and compressed, so the best way to listen is still via a traditional radio or tuner.


    The latest tuner in Creek's EVOLUTION range is the AMBIT FM/AM Tuner module, suitable for adding to the EVOLUTION 50A or the EVOLUTION 100A amplifier. Plugging this tuner into the back panel of the amplifier upgrades the amp into a Receiver. Its Plug and Play nature also allows it to update the amp's software to the latest revision automatically. Once the tuner is installed and the amp is switched-on, the display will show the amp having an extra input - A Tuner input, in fact. However, it will look to the user like a stand-alone tuner in the OLED display window.


    Once installed, the four left hand buttons on the front panel, together with the left hand control knob and or remote control handset, will offer all the radio function controls.


    The AMBIT tuner receives the entire FM and AM frequency band and digitises it with two high quality ADCs. It then manages the signal using a Digital Signal processor and even separates the left and right channel information in FM. After this, using its own high quality DAC, it returns the digital signal to Audio, to be amplified by the EVOLUTION 50A or 100A.


    The result is simply brilliant. FM signals have textbook operation, with none of the usual problems associated with analogue tuner performance. RDS stations will show their name and other information. AM performance is excellent also and can provide excellent performance just from the loop antenna provided, if there is a good indoor signal.


    FM radio performance is limited only by the quality of the signal and of course the antenna used. Choose an external antenna for the best results.


    Listen to your favourite stations like you have never heard them before.


    This product is not eligible for discount.


    Creek Audio
    $250.00
    FM/AM RDS Tuner Module Buy Now
  • Statement Series The Statement 2 Cartridge Statement Series The Statement 2 Cartridge Quick View

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    Statement Series The Statement 2 Cartridge

    1 mV Output


    GRADO RE-MAKES THEIR STATEMENT! After years of careful thought and painstaking design Grado is very pleased to offer their upgraded flagship phono cartridge. We are so proud of this cartridge and believe that it has so much to say about Grado technology, that it was named the GRADO STATEMENT. The STATEMENT utilizes reconfigured gold coil wires, a lower mass faster generating system, a boron cantilever and a diamond cut specially for Grado. All this is hand-assembled within a machined, new processed, Australian Jarrah wood housing. The output for the STATEMENT1 measures at 1 mV. The lowest output ever offered by Grado. The low frequency information and its portrayal of bass dynamics are solid, powerful and authoritative. The midrange is rich, complex and highly believable. Its top-end seems to extend forever with speed and remarkable delicacy. Imaging is detailed and precise with a sound stage that wraps its arms around you and draws you into the music. Michael Fremer commented in his Analog Corner, "It is among the finest cartridges I've ever heard at any price", Stereophile 3/99, pg. 41. While Jonathan Valin stated, "I'm going to keep the Statement in my reference system" The Absolute Sound, Issue 118. Anyone who was impressed with our previous top-of-the-line effort, the Grado REFERENCE, will have their eyes opened wide after listening to the GRADO STATEMENT1!


    "I'm having way too much fun listening to my best LPs to worry about the technical stuff. You have to listen to music sometime, and the Grado Statement 1 has transported me to phono Shangri La. If you can scrape together the dough or even if cost is no object, buy the Grado Statement 1 and don't look back. It will redefine your analog experience and is a world beater design. Moving coils move over, there's a new kid in town. The Grado Statement is state of the art and most highly recommended. Way to go Grado!"

    - Positive Feedback / Robert H. Levi


    "The Statement consistently did a fine job of reproducing detail, and it was able to do so during both loud and complex passages."

    - Ultimate Audio / Jack English Vol.4, No.1


     


    Frequency Response: 8-70

    Principal: MI

    Channel Separation at 1KHz: 45

    Input Load: 47K

    Output at 1KHz 5CM/Sec.: 1 mV

    Recommended Tracking Force: 1.5-1.9g

    Inductance: 30mH

    Resistance: 72Ohms

    Compliance CUs:20

    Weight: 10 g



    This product is not eligible for discount.

    Grado Cartridges
    $3,500.00
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